Winter Hiking Gear with family

Go For a Family Hike This Fall or Winter

As the weather turns cooler (okay, downright COLD!), your family may begin to feel cabin fever! Family hiking is a great remedy for that, plus your kids will get to experience the great outdoors. Hiking with...
Hiking Backpack

Hiking Backpack: How to Pack the Gear for a Planned Hike

The basic process of packing a hiking backpack is quite straightforward, but using a preferred system to pack the essential supplies can achieve better results. A well-packed backpack will make sure the weight is...
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How to Stay Hydrated During Winter Hikes

While winter isn’t quite here yet, those cold winds are starting to blow and the snow is coming soon. For more casual hikers, winter means putting up those camping and hiking supplies for a...
Mountain Hiking

Tips and Gear for Safe Mountain Hiking

The prospect of mountain hiking fills adventurous people with visions of towering peaks, lush pine forests and rocky sculptures of cliff and scree. Pristine mountain lakes, delicate flowering plants and wildlife also lure hikers to...
Hiking Etiquette

Hiking Etiquette and Rules

Any regular hiker will know there are several unwritten rules relating to trail and hiking etiquette. Hiking Etiquette Here are ten of the most followed practices: Hike quietly When out of the trail, try to enjoy the natural...
Hiking Gear

4 Essential Items of Hiking Gear

A safe and comfortable hiking experience means taking along the core list of essential kit. Essential Hiking Gear Items Here are some of the more essential items of hiking gear that you can’t do without: Backpack For a...
Hiking Checklist

Prepare the Hiking Checklist

Whether it is hiking the trails in the spring, summer, or fall, a carefully planned hiking checklist makes it easier to identify the must-have items. Plus, it is critical to prepare for the worst possible...
Hiking Essentials

9 Hiking Essentials for Safety & Comfort

A hiking adventure is much more enjoyable when traveling with a lightweight pack with only the must-have supplies in place. Hiking essentials can be kept to a minimum if careful and able to avoid...

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